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E. W. Jackson and Son

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of Doncaster.

of Cheswold Works, French Gate, Doncaster (1939)

1904 Company established by Edward Walker Jackson, a cloth manufacturer, and his son Edward Almond Jackson

1912 Manufactured around 100 models of an early automobile named the Cheswold

1910-14 Produced some 75 cars of a 15.9h.p. four-seater tourer type. In addition some two-dozen saloon cars were produced, and the firm also manufactured a motor ambulance.

1914 The firm abandoned vehicle manufacture after the outbreak of war in 1914 when it began to undertake aeronautical and mechanical engineering work for the government.

Post-WWI the firm became a distributor for the major motor manufacturers.

1939 Edward Almond Jackson was chairman and managing director.

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